Ms. Merced previously worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Bernadette N. DeCastro in the Civil Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey – Hudson County. While a law clerk, Ms. Merced handled a diverse caseload, including employment law cases requiring determinations as to the discoverability of certain documents.
Ms. Merced has a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and was selected to the Order of Omega, Greek National Honor Society, a leadership honor society for members of Greek organizations. During law school, Ms. Merced was the Senior Managing Notes and Comments Editor for the Rutgers Race and the Law Review.
Jocelyn is proficient in conversational Spanish.